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1887 Excerpt: ...Member o, ef)t fie ant friihficn in December.
unter. 325. The words used as adverbs only are usually not
compared, but some borrow from adjectives comparative and
superlative forms. Thus gent, willingly, employs (teller and ant
licbftCll for inore willingly and most willingly. Note. The English
expressions to like, like better or prefer, and like best, are
rendered in German by a verb with gem, licbcv, or ant licbflcn;
thus: SffleldjeS trinten (c)ie am licbflcn. Which do you like best
(drink most Xljee, ffaffee, ober s-8ier? willingly) tea, coffee, or
beer? 3Sd) trinte S8ier nidjt gem, unb b, abe I do not like beer,
and prefer tea to b, ee Iteoer oI Sojfee. coffee. 326. The only
adverbs proper with the endings of comparison are fifter, oftener,
am bfteften, ojlenest, eljer, sooner, am Cljcften, soonest. 327.
When the adverbial superlative expresses no comparison but simply
eminence, it must take one of the following forms: 1. The simple
form of the attributive superlative: 6 toirb tnir Ijbdjft angenebm
fein. It will be most (highly) agreeable to me. 2. The attributive
superlative with the ending cn: Sffiir geben fpiitcficnl urn jroei
Ub, r. We are going at two o'clock at the latest. 3. ftllf'S (381)
with the accusative case of the superlative, or, less frequently,
jum (381) or tm (381) with the dative: 6ie griifjiett utl auf'8
fjenfidjjle. They greeted us most cordially. Sie jpielt $Ia-ter
ouf'8 fdjiinfle. She plays the piano most beautifully, (c)r ifl
nidjt tm flcringflcn fdjulbig. He is not in the least guilty. 328.
er denotes motion toward, and Ijtn motion from, the speaker. They
maintain the same signification in all compounds: (c)ieb e Ijer.
Give it to me. 2Bo gelift bu ljin? Whither are you going
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